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What is tibia/fibula fracture open reduction and internal fixation? Open reduction and internal fixation (ORIF) is a type of surgery used to stabilize and heal a broken bone. You might need this procedure to treat your broken shin bone (tibia) or your fibula. The tibia, or shin bone, is the larger ...

www.verywellhealth.com/fibula-fractures-2549440

How a fibula fracture is treated depends on a number of factors, including where the fracture is located and if other injuries have occurred in association with the fracture. Surgery may be recommended, but usually, a splint or cast is given to help prevent movement. If possible, your doctor can realign your broken bones without open surgery as ...

www.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/broken-leg

Broken Leg Overview. Your leg contains 4 bones (the femur, the patella, the tibia, and the fibula) and bends at the hip, the knee, and the ankle.After an accident, these bones may break (fracture ...

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Surgery for Tibia Fibula Fracture In case of tibia fibula fracture, which deals with the inside of ankle bone, following steps are followed: Vertical incision is created on the inner part of ankle to treat the injury caused to the tibia. The fractured area is then cleaned up to remove blood clot, or hematoma, followed by the original ...

www.saintlukeskc.org/health-library/tibiafibula-fracture...

What is tibia/fibula fracture open reduction and internal fixation? Open reduction and internal fixation (ORIF) is a type of surgery used to stabilize and heal a broken bone. You might need this procedure to treat your broken shin bone (tibia) or your fibula. The tibia, or shin bone, is the larger bone in your lower leg.

allproorthopedics.com/blog/broken-fibula-needs-time-and...

Broken Fibula Recovery Tips For Athletes. For those of you that are suffering from a broken fibula and are itching to get back in the game, there are certain no or low-impact exercises that can keep you in shape and active even while you are still recovering from your fibula injury.

www.healthtap.com/topics/broken-fibula-recovery

Answers from doctors on broken fibula recovery time. First: It will depend on how it was treated, by surgery or just y a cast, but an estimate would be 8-12 weeks, it also depends on the type of fracture.

www.healthline.com/health/fibular-fractures

The fibula helps stabilize and support your leg, body, ankle, and leg muscles. It runs parallel to the tibia, a larger bone that also forms the shin, and attaches the ankle and knee joint. The ...

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The tibia and fibula are long bones of the leg.Of these two bones, the tibial shaft is the most frequent site of fracture. However, fractures can occur at multiple locations, including the tibial plateau, the tibial and fibular diaphysis, and the ankle.

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I recently on December 11,2012 had a motorcycle accident leading to a broken tibia and fibula as well as a broken ankle. In order to fix my tibia I had surgery which put a metal rod down the middle of my tibia. so far it's been 7 weeks and the bones haven't even started healing back together.